Special Suguki pickles with bacteria that’s good for your health
A tsukemono, or Japanese pickles, shop close to Kamigamo Shrine attracts many people for their special pickles called Suguki. Suguki pickles that you can get today are made using the traditional method that started in Edo period (1603-1868). It’s a specialty pickle of the Kamigamo Shrine area, and the one from Narita is a brand-named delicacy. In the 90’s, Suguki was discovered to have a particular type of bacteria called Labelle. Labelle Bacteria is great for your health which strengthens your immune system. Although depending on the season, the shop carries about 40 different types of pickles other than Suguki pickles.
The inside of the store is nice even just to walk in. The traditional structure is incredible to be in, plus there are seats where customers can take a seat and relaxingly shop for tsukemono.